Local FairPoint workers take to the streets

NEWPORT — Local FairPoint workers took to the streets in Newport and Derby this week, after going on strike as of 12:01 a.m., October 17. Workers have gathered holding picket signs outside Orleans County

Local youth learning to connect with the Clyde River

DERBY — The Clyde River has a long tradition of kids spending time outdoors along its reach. From paddling its swiftwater sections, fishing for brookies in deep pools, jigging for smelt on winter ice,

Three injured in crash on I-91 in Barton Sunday morning

BARTON — Three people were taken to the hospital after a crash in the town of Barton, early Sunday morning. The accident took place on I-91 South near mile marker 159, at around 3:30

Four exciting “Winter Games” planned in Newport

NEWPORT — Winter Games, the colder counterpart of Kingdom Games, has several exciting events and initiatives planned for this winter. They include: The North American Speedskating Marathon Championships on January 31 – February 1,

Logger rescued in Derby thanks to neighbor’s quick actions

DERBY — A logger who injured himself in the woods was rescued thanks to the quick actions of a neighbor who noticed the man’s truck and horse trailer were still parked off Derby Pond

Medicare Cost Shifting: The Next Big Worry for Seniors

By David W. Thompson Seniors can breathe a little easier now that Social Security benefit cuts are no longer part of this year’s Federal Budget debate. But, the other shoe hasn’t dropped in Washington

Fiddler Richard Wood to light up the stage at the Haskell Opera House on Sunday

DERBY LINE — Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher have lit up a lot of stages, from Carnegie Hall with the Chieftains, to David Letterman with Shania Twain, and on Sunday, they will be performing

Neighborhood workshop on Lake Memphremagog spreads knowledge and blueberry bushes

NEWPORT — On a recent beautiful fall morning, neighbors on Derby Bay gathered by Lake Memphremagog to learn about the importance of shoreland buffers. Dr. Perry Thomas, professor of aquatic biology at CCV, spoke

The wait is over: Wait Until Dark opens at the Haskell

DERBY LINE — Wait Until Dark, the suspenseful thriller that ends QNEK’s 21st Mainstage season at the Haskell Opera House in Derby Line, finished up its first run of shows over the weekend. The

Record season for Vermont tourism

NEWPORT – Great weather, targeted advertising, and more than $300,000 focused on the fall season alone, prompted a strong summer and foliage tourism season in Vermont. More than 4 million people visited Vermont this

Northeast Kingdom Farm-to-School Conference

NEWPORT — The Northeast Kingdom Farm-to-School Conference is taking place on November 5, in Craftsbury. The conference will be exploring ways Farm to School Programs can celebrate, grow, and thrive. The conference is ideal

Nancy Hill of Greensboro elected to Vermont Historical Society Board

GREENSBORO — The Vermont Historical Society elected Nancy Hill of Greensboro for a three-year term on its Board of Trustees at the organization’s annual meeting on September 27. Nancy is a native of Greensboro

Local on-farm community meals planned

NEWPORT — Free to the public and kids are welcome, so what better way to share in the Fall harvest then at one of several on-farm community meals. This fall, the Lunchbox, as part

Tragic death on bike path in Derby

DERBY — Authorities believe that cardiac arrest was the cause of the tragic death of a 33-year-old man from Beebe Plain, who passed away yesterday after collapsing on the bike path in Derby. Police